The SEC announced that the staff will host a roundtable on the proxy process on November 15.  The participants, time and the formal agenda has not yet been released.

The roundtable is expected to focus on the U.S. proxy system, including proxy voting mechanics and technology, the shareholder proposal process, and the role and regulation of proxy advisory firms.

Comments may be submitted electronically or on paper (one method only).  Comments will become public and posted on the SEC’s website without change.

Use the SEC’s Internet submission form or send an email to rule-comments@sec.gov.